Leaders Discussed Sustainable Economic Development in G-Global Format at the Sixth Astana Economic Forum

May 24, 2013, 12:48 ET from Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The VIII Innovative Congress: "Innovative Development of Kazakhstan - way towards knowledge economy". The Deputy Prime Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev: "Since 2009, Kazakhstan expenditures on technological innovations have increased up to U.S. $ 2 billion, the volume of innovative products - up to $ 2.5 billion, and the share of GDP - up to 1.3%. Labour capacity productivity in manufacturing industry has increased for one third (34%) up to 51 thousand dollars per worker, and the ratio of innovation active enterprises has increased from 4% to 7.6%."

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PS "Regional integration. Challenges and prospects of creating common economic space". Vice-Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Madina Abylkasymova: "The exports to the countries of the Customs Union have increased in Kazakhstan after the common duty rate had been implemented."

«Astana Invest-2013." Foreign Trade Minister of France, Nicolas Brick said: "France will take part in the preparation of the international exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana. France wants to participate in the success of this event, which is of the world importance."

PS "Can Russia and Kazakhstan rescue the European Union from the ongoing crisis and recession?" A group of scientists, financiers, politicians, managers from all over the world set up a new integrative intelligent platform Trans-Eurasian zone "Razvitie". The objective of the project «Razvitie» in addition to materials of the G20 expert group is to formulate proposals for overcoming the global financial civilization crisis and a new civilized development of East Asia.

Summarizing the results of AEF business forums more than 30 memoranda on further cooperation have been signed. Generally speaking within the framework of the VI AEF more than 80 final documents totaling more than 2.5 billion U.S. dollars have been signed.

At the Dialogue of Leaders, which took place on May 24, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m., the topic "Ensuring sustainable economic development in G-Global format" was discussed. It is both traditional and one of the key events of the Forum.

At 19:20 the Final AEF and WAC press conference took place. The speakers of the final press conference were Serik Nugerbekov, Senate Deputy of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Co-Chairman of the "Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists" Association; Murat Karimsakov, the President of the "Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists" Association; Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, the UN; Nestor Osorio, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council; James Mirrlees, Professor-at-large of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, winner of the Nobel Prize 1996. Altay Abibulayev, Official representative of Central Communication Service (CCS), Deputy Director under the President of Kazakhstan was the moderator of the press-conference.  

Topics of the press conference:
1. Summarizing the results of the World Anti-crisis Conference and the Astana Economic Forum.
2. Adoption by the General Assembly of the principle directions of the World Anti-Crisis draft plan.
3. Recommendations of VI Astana Economic Forum participants: Recommendations for the leaders of G-20.

Take part in the discussion of activities on G Global platform http://www.group-global.org

Contact information:
Media Coordinator AEF Aizhan Murzahmetova
Email: a.murzakhmetova @ astanaforum.org
tel: +7(7172)571795

SOURCE Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association